Category Archives: Family

Way, Way Back

This isn’t my photo rather it’s a scan that I did of an old U.S. Senate menu from June 26, 1940!! My great uncle was an usher in the Whitehouse and spent a great deal of time with FDR. This was in some of the stuff he passed down, I’m going through “stuff” now and…

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A Letter to My Wife on Mom’s Day!

Diane, If you line up the trillions of possible paths on which our lives could have proceeded, the chances of an “Us” were tiny! Teeny! Infinitesimal!! Any small change in either of our life currents would have had us whooshing by one another like tumbleweeds in a South Dakota windstorm. And yet… Destiny struck where…

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Birthdays…waxing nostalgic

Yesterday I was blessed by receiving birthday greetings from across America; each “Happy Birthday” wish made me think of the person who gave me the shoutout and of some of the memories I have of the times we spent together. Most of those times make me smile or laugh…sometimes I just shake my head in…

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Merry Christmas To All

The best memories I have of my family during the 50s and 60s are those of the Christmas Season; even my dad would slow down a little during that time of year. I admit being more nostalgic about family Christmas gatherings than any others we had while I was growing up. For years, many of our Christmas…

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Aunt Edie

My aunt Edie passed away two days ago. She had been slowly fading for awhile, well, sort of fading, her smile never diminished. She lived in Southern California…we visited her just a few short months ago. She was my mom’s sister and was another mother to me. She left South Dakota for SoCal after marrying Uncle…

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